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D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial Stout - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial StoutD.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
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898 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 898
Reviews: 382
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.5%


Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MbpBugeye on 03-26-2010)
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MCain04

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle poured into a 13 oz snifter.

black motor oil body with thin dark head with minimal lacing, rimming retention

smells of dark fruits, coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, alcohol.

Tastes very sweet, very fruity, very malty, bitter, not as much complexity.

Sitcky full chewy body, a bit over carbonated, dry.

Overall, I preferred BORIS to this, just too boozy and too much dark fruit going on, overly sweet and not complex enough.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2013 01:38:55 | More by MCain04
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mpenning13

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

04-18-2014 01:34:12 | More by mpenning13
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1%

04-17-2014 21:10:31 | More by Damian74Shensky
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dleiner

New York

4/5  rDev -5%

04-17-2014 20:55:25 | More by dleiner
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

04-17-2014 20:53:39 | More by DIPAFAN
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5%

04-17-2014 16:49:40 | More by bleedsblu
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MakeMineADoubleJack

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

04-17-2014 16:43:57 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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reyna311

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

04-14-2014 16:52:43 | More by reyna311
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Devman171

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1%

04-11-2014 13:19:52 | More by Devman171
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smccann

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -5%

04-09-2014 23:04:24 | More by smccann
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vizzionman

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

04-05-2014 16:47:11 | More by vizzionman
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CRJMellor

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev +1%

04-05-2014 12:28:06 | More by CRJMellor
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1%

04-04-2014 13:18:47 | More by JohnnieNepal
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TasteTester

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

04-01-2014 22:52:56 | More by TasteTester
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ralerwen

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-26-2014 19:04:39 | More by ralerwen
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hit728

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5%

03-24-2014 13:10:17 | More by hit728
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kylemckinnis

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-23-2014 04:37:52 | More by kylemckinnis
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oso

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

03-18-2014 04:16:38 | More by oso
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-17-2014 14:38:19 | More by MSandahl23
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tmzl

Slovenia

4.56/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Look: Syrupy pour with small, very thick, creamy and dark, chocolaty head. Has relatively fast, but smooth retention, leaves a very thick, thin layer that mostly diminishes over time - very little lacing (but good, fine when the layer was still present) as a consequence. Haven't seen many as dark as this one, pitch black with brown hue.

Smell: Wonderful, the first thing I've noticed is the freshness from fruity/herbal hops and light dark wood berries sourness. Amounts of hops detected are surprising. The berries are accompanied by black currant, dry raisins and figs. All this makes a very fresh feeling. Then there is the deep roast, chocolate is dominant (mix of milk and dark) and mocha. A strong sweet backbone. Smell is full and fat but not stuffy - good counterbalance is made with fresh hops and berry esters. Also some faint alcohol crawls out when the beer warms up.

Taste: Pleasant medium sweetness with strong milk chocolate and mocha notes, that goes into even stronger dark roasted dynamics that end up in the medium-high bitterness. The bitter part starts with roast, chocolate notes and at the end goes dark roasted coffee, burned toast with light to medium hops to keep the harmony going - these make up a pleasant after-taste. In between there are still present light dark berry and currant sour notes with some dry fruits lingering on your lips. Strong hops come back every time you burp. Hint of alcohol present towards the end.

Mouthfeel: Full medium-heavy body, creamy enough, but not the fattest stout out there. Low-medium carbonation, suiting. Very light warming from the alcohol.

Overall: A massive one, good counterbalance with hops to the big dark malt character full of deep roast. Can't wait to get my hands on the barrel-aged one.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2014 08:04:08 | More by tmzl
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Reappropriated

California

4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-11-2014 23:42:28 | More by Reappropriated
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ohiobeer29

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

03-11-2014 04:19:36 | More by ohiobeer29
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PeterParker

New Jersey

4.85/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours pitch black with a tiny dark brown head that almost instantly vanishes. No lacing.

Rich sweet coffee, chocolate, leathery, bit of dark fruit. Very sweet and smells so amazing.

MMM. Taste follows smell. Chocolatey coffeelike sweetness. So amazing.

Thick, slick, and full. Warming alcohol aftertaste. Almost no carbonation.

This is one of my favorite stouts ever. Possibly the best stout out there. At least as far as what's available to me. Simply amazing. Near perfect stout.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2014 02:34:13 | More by PeterParker
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

No apparent date on the bottle.

Beer is jet black with a small tan head. Head gone quickly.

The nose contains chocolate, molasses, roasted malt and a bit of dark fruit. Nice smell.

Flavour is also very good. Chocolate is the main flavour, but there is anise, molasses and roasted malt as well. Relatively sweet.

Full bodied, moderately carbonated. Quite slick and sticky.

Overall, very good. Perhaps too sweet but still very nice.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2014 20:01:21 | More by jrenihan
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

03-08-2014 17:41:54 | More by Casey3236
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D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Imperial Stout from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
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